What I Read in September (2019)

What I Read in September (2019)

Can you believe it’s October already? Madness! September was back to more of a regular reading month for me after the dizzy heights of reading 20 books in August. I can’t see that I’ll be reading that many again in the near future! I’m actually...
Country Music FTW

Country Music FTW

I’m a total country music geek. Apparently, I get this from my dad, although I don’t remember ever hearing him listen to music at all. My older sisters tell me he did like country, though, so we’ll blame him. For a while, I thought it was just me who...
The Magic of Creating Down Time by Enjoying Down Time

The Magic of Creating Down Time by Enjoying Down Time

Does your down time actually relax, energise and nourish you? Plenty of people feel like they have no free time, when in reality they’re just allowing their free time to be used in an Instagram-scrolling blur that they gain nothing from You’ll feel more calm after a...
Friday Five: 13/09/19

Friday Five: 13/09/19

In these (irregular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. Here we go: LOVE OF THE WEEK: my Hobonichi Techo Cousin 2020 arrived this week! This is my current planner system and it’s so good, I...

What I Read In August (2019)

Wow. August was a record reading month for me. I read 20 (yes, twenty!) books! I was home with my daughter, didn’t do much work, and was trying to read instead of scroll on my phone. I also had a child-free holiday with my husband, and I spent a lot of time...

Back To School & Hobonichi Order Time

The middle of last week signalled the end of what had started to feel like a never-ending summer break. Six weeks out of schedule has been nice, and it’s nice to get back to work and school. I got the distinct impression over the last few days of the summer that...

The Life-Changing Magic of Making Do

I read this Opinion piece over at The Globe and Mail with interest as the life-changing magic of making do is something I’m trying to welcome into my own life more. This is really interesting, and I’m trying to do this myself. It had been annoying me for weeks...

A Writer’s Guide to Circadian Rhythms

If you haven’t heard the term circadian rhythms before, you will almost certainly have heard of the idea, but under a different name – your body clock, perhaps. Circadian rhythms are your body’s natural daily rhythms. They play a role in whether...
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